Brewed by Shepherd Neame
Style: Stout
Faversham, England


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RATINGS: 282   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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This magnificent example of a classic double stout delivers a velvety-smooth palate of dry, burnt flavours - complemented by roast, cocoa and coffee notes. Black, creamy and delicious; it is a Shepherd Neame masterpiece.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8837) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2014
Deep black pour with a thick creamy tan head. The aroma is quite roasty and a little bit of bitter cocoa. Has a pretty insistent roastiness on the finish as well as a bit of molasses. Firm and roasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
47574xeCD (560) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2014
500ml bottle at home. Poured very dark brown almost black, thinish tan head. Standard stout, smoke/coffee/chocolate/roasted malts. Decent

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
AtronSeige (883) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - DEC 18, 2014
Aroma: Medium malt, cacao, coffee, dark fruits, prunes. No hops Body: Black body with red hues. Large, light brown, rocky head with good retention. Flavour: Medium-high malt, roasty. Medium coffee, . Medium-high bitterness. Very dry finish with lingering roasty bitterness. Mouthfeel: Medium body. Medium, creamy carbonation. Overall: Stunning!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danielecamo (742) - ITALY - DEC 12, 2014
In bottiglia. Colore marrone scuro, schiuma ben presente, marrone e fine. Aroma morbido di cioccolato e caffè tostato, leggero bruciato che non disturba. Al palato corpo rotondo ma non eccessivo, dapprima emergono le tostature del malto, poi cioccolato, caffè amaro e nota finale con ancora un sentore tostato al limite del bruciato. Piacevole sorpresa

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
peponi (670) - Krakow, POLAND - DEC 5, 2014
Aroma: rum, coffee, bitter chocolate, dried fruits. Appearance: nice dark brown color, beige head. Taste: medium herbal bitterness, bitter chocolate, roasted malts, coffee substitute, heather, dry. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, herbal finish. Overall: Really good aroma, but taste is really average. It’s a pity.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
darkseduction (652) - Zweibrücken, GERMANY - DEC 2, 2014
Flasche 50cl. Ölig dickflüssig, riesige braune Schaumberge. Im Antrunk überwältigende Röstmalzaromen, unglaublich kraftvoll für nur 5.2 ABV. Leckere Hopfenwürzigkeit. Wirklich ein Meisterwerk

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
greenmanalishi (493) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Pours dark brown with tan head. Chocolate and vanilla roastiness. Very smooth palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sugram (93) - Tartu, ESTONIA - NOV 17, 2014
0,5L bottle nice black colored beer. Tan head disappears soon. Aroma liqourish, bitter, burning tyres. Some interesting bitter taste what i can’t remember at the moment, but it’s similar to strong esspresso, also dark bread, bitter chocolate. Some notes of water but it dosen’t disturb at all. Medium body and carbonisation is okey. when it warms up it goes sweeter. In my oppinion 0.33L bottle would make it more better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StueyD (1387) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2014
A pitch black coloured beer with reddish tints and a thick café au lait coloured head. A rich roasted malt aroma, burnt sugar and bubblegum, nutty and espresso coffee. Medium dry mouthfeel. A mild roasted malt taste, bitter sweet, espresso coffee, dark chocolate, dark caramel, nutty, and a touch salty towards the end. The finish is long, bittersweet and continues the malty elements.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Moravius (775) - Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 11, 2014
Flasche (50 cl) von Bierlieb, Berlin. - Pechschwarz, sortentypisch bescheidene Schaumbildung. - In der Nase bitterer Kakao, vage dunkle Frucht, etwas säuerlich. - Antrunk sehr schlank, fast dünn aber kräftig röstig-bitter mit Bitterkakao, Mokka, etwas Vanille. Kaum süß; feine fruchtige Säure. Sehr dünner Körper. Abgang trocken mit viel Röstmalzbittere, einem Hauch von Holzkohle und leicht erdig-holzigem englischen Hopfen, aber nicht allzu viel davon. - Sehr schlankes, röstmalzbetontes Stout. Süffig und voller Aromen, trotz seiner Dünne.

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